Definition of Glycyrrhiza. Meaning of Glycyrrhiza. Synonyms of Glycyrrhiza

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Definition of Glycyrrhiza

Glycyrrhiza
Glycyrrhiza Glyc`yr*rhi"za, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?; ? sweet + ? root. Cf. Licorice.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of papilionaceous herbaceous plants, one species of which (G. glabra), is the licorice plant, the roots of which have a bittersweet mucilaginous taste. 2. (Med.) The root of Glycyrrhiza glabra (liquorice root), used as a demulcent, etc.

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- include: Glycyrrhiza acanthocarpa Glycyrrhiza aspera Glycyrrhiza astragalina Glycyrrhiza bucharica Glycyrrhiza echinata Glycyrrhiza eglandulosa Glycyrrhiza foetida...
- licorice (American English) (/ˈlɪkərɪʃ, -ɪs/ LIK-ər-is(h)) is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra from which a sweet flavour can be extracted. The liquorice plant...
- Polypodium glycyrrhiza, commonly known as licorice fern, many-footed fern, and sweet root, is a summer deciduous fern native to western North America...
- Glycyrrhiza uralensis, also known as Chinese liquorice, is a flowering plant native to Asia. It is used as a sweetener and in traditional Chinese medicine...
- Glycyrrhiza lepidota (American licorice) is a species of Glycyrrhiza (a genus in the pea/bean family, Fabaceae) native to most of North America, from central...
- Liquorice or licorice is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra from which a somewhat sweet flavor can be extracted. Liquorice or licorice may also refer to:...
- acid or glycyrrhizinic acid) is the chief sweet-tasting constituent of Glycyrrhiza glabra (liquorice) root. Structurally, it is a saponin used as an emulsifier...
- Aralia nudicaulis American licorice, a North American species Glycyrrhiza lepidota but may also refer to other members of the liquorice genus Glycyrrhiza...
- Glycyrrhiza aspera, is a plant species in the pea family, Fabaceae, native to Asia and eastern Europe. It is used to make a tea. The Plant List: A Working...
- words in small genera; in Glycyrrhiza, for instance, the three species (Glycyrrhiza echinata, Glycyrrhiza glabra and "Glycyrrhiza hirsuta", respectively)...
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